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Questions tagged [administrator]

This tag is for questions related to the Administrator application (backend) of a Joomla site. The administrator site can be reached through the URL http://example.com/administrator.

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Where to process data in MVC

This may be a very basic question but i am new to this and all the tutorials i watched don't work with processing data before displaying. I am working on a Administration Component thet is supposed to ...
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Joomla 3.4.3 get fatal error while opening plugins

While trying to open any plugin from Joomla administration, a blank page with this error message displays: Fatal error: Call to a member function getTable() on a non-object in .../libraries/legacy/...
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How to set name for Administrator Menu Section of a Component?

According to Developing a MVC Component/Developing a Basic Component, proper place of setting Menu Section name is helloworld.xml file. Particularly <administration> <!-- Administration ...
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Help Creating a Component with Simple Backend

I am new to Joomla development and am trying to make a, in my mind at least, very simple component, but I can't seem to find the right tutorials online. I've already looked at the Joomla! Docs for ...
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Saving edited articles in backend redirects me to the homepage in front-end without saving the changes

I have a joomla 3.0 website that is stressing me out. The issue is that I can not edit/update articles on the website. When I login to the administrator panel and select an article to edit then make ...
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Administrator page 404 not found

I can't access administrator's page; it returns 404 error not found. Although when I rename .htaccess to htaccess.txt, admin page works, but the whole site returns 404 error not found. When I rename ...
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How to override administrator core file?

I am trying to override an administrator component controller class in jomsocial for the purpose of adding an extra field in category edit option and to save it in db. According to this documentation,...
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How to customize the look of the admin ISIS template with CSS? ISIS custom.css

I want to customize a bit the look of the ISIS admin template in Joomla 3. Need to add a few custom css for colours, and hide a few elements here and there. What is the best way to do this?
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Don't render admin menus and Joomla stuff in my back-end component?

Is there a way that Joomla only renders my component. I would like to prevent that the admin menu is shown, but also that moo-tools(collides and slows down all!) and jQuery doesn't get loaded. My ...
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Permission for edit articles and users

It's possible, on Joomla 3.2, create a group with permission for: insert/edit/delete articles insert/edit/delete users and not permissions for manage extensions, configuration, templates..? Thanks!
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Joomla 3.x “Error Check-out failed with the following error” - with no more information

I've written a bunch of custom components and only one of them has the following problem. When I click on an individual row in the component's admin list to edit it, I get the infamous: "Error ...
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Load a Single Admin view with multiple tables and forms

We have 2 tables that have data and we need to bring data from both the tables and show in one single view. We have one single XML file which holds the fields of both the tables. The function '...
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Form validation with fields having space as value

This is the field in the admin side form which is ment to be required. <field name="exam_name" type="text" label="Name" required="true" /> In the form if I leave this field empty (null) then ...
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Is it possible to redirect a admin user to a specific component after login?

Not too much else to add to the question really, I'm trying to redirect a specific user group to a specific area after they log in to the administrator back-end, but I'm not sure if this is possible. ...
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Admins getting system emails with state=disabled

I have several Super Admins built into my design, I use them for support from multiple systems. Each has a different email address that I receive emails from. The problem is that ALL of my super ...
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How to add separate admin menu for custom component

By default the custom component can be seen under 'Extensions' menu at admin side. But how can I create my own menu at the top near to 'Extensions' menu like 'My Component' and show sub menu links ...
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Change filter programatically in administrator article manager

I'm trying to link my admin component to the administrator article manager, and when the list of articles appear, I want it to show only the Unpublished articles. Is there any way to change the ...
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Show backend component on admin index

I want to show a component in the backend index page. I have tried using the following methods in the index.php file but it doesn't show. <?php ...
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Joomla 3.4 Admin Template Override

I want to change the header in the default admin template Isis. This is the output now. <header class="header"> <div class="container-logo"> <img src="administrator/...
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How to write php code inside the article in Joomla?

I have a Joomla article and I need to implement "@include ...." in the article source code, so it loads a PHP page from external link, but only this article should display the PHP page. I searched in ...
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Joomla Backend - Cannot login after switching to new host. “An error has occurred. 0 Cannot open file for writing log”

I switched to a new Host after using a free hoster for months i finally got a good vHost. But now i cannot login to my joomla backend anymore resulting in a strange error. This happens whether i use ...
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Joomla Administrator : Sub menus are getting displayed 6 times instead of one?

Whenever i select a category like users/content etc from administrator area the submenus are getting displayed 6 times. Like the below picture for Users. Debug: Administrator template (hathor/index....
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Set user as super user from db

Joomla 3.3.6 I have a user called 'Jo'. He is currently set as a Joomla 'Administrator' with front and back-end access. However I would like to now set him as a 'Super User'. How can I achieve this ...
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Change Profile Display Upon Initial Login

I am using a membership extension to manage the users on my site along with the native Joomla login module. They sign up using the membership extension and the initial time that they login they are ...
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Joomla Administrator Bad Gateway 502 on error

I'm migrating my Joomla! application from a NGinx (cache) + Apache (php) server to a Nginx + PHP-FPM Fast CGI one. When testing the different parts of it, I found that when the backend (administrator)...
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HTML code disappears in module backend field after save

I'm creating a module, where the user posts a HTML code on the backend and it will be rendered on the site page. However, when I save the module content, the HTML disappear and just plain text is ...
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Check-out failed ? What this error actually means?

Some time while saving data from admin panel in joomla, error message occurs which says check-out failed. What this error means ? When will this error occurs ?
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Create a dropdown list in the admin panel for a module

I have written a small and simple bootstrap carousel module. Articles having a specific category will be shown in this module. I'm wondering how to add a dropdown list in the admin panel to select ...
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Thumbnail image is not transferred into another folder

I create a form which contain one image-array(name="image[]",type="file") to upload multiple images.And when user click on save button image is save in destination folder and with that thumbnail is ...
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Select flash in com_banners

I have problem with flash files in com_banners. When I select "image", I can upload flash file but I can't choose flash because it's not on the list. I can put manualy path but it's not good idea for ...
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Check on frontend if user is logged into backend

I want content managers to see an edit button on the frontend of my websites. When I use this on the frontend: JFactory::getUser(); I get a guest user, also if I'm logged in into the backend. Is ...
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URL's being written absolutely in some places and relatively in others

Link alias double up. My template for the Admin panel is showing a blank white page because the URL's used to resolve the CSS, images, javascript etc are incorrect, despite the page itself having some ...
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How to use 1 administrator account for multiple sites?

I need to find a solution for joomla backend administrator login to make easier for multiple site. Let`s say i have a dozen of Joomla sites and their administrator account is XYZ and the password is ...
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JAuthentication: :__construct - Can't login in Administrator

Today I deleted 2 plugins of my Joomla 3.x and after that when I tried again to login in my administrator i could not. The error is: JAuthentication: :__construct The solution for the previous ...
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Articles Drag-n-Drop Ordering Not Working

I have noticed a strange problem since upgrading to Joomla 3.3.6. In the Article Manager, the Ordering column no longer works - no arrows, no numbers, no drag-n-drop icons. This is also the same for ...
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Remove elements from Joomla control panel admin menu

Im doing my internship as a web developer in a company. we got a customer that owns a blog site that was created with joomla 3.3 . the problem is that the customer is really curious and knows nothing ...
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Joomla 2.5 Admin menu translation issues

I am currently busy debugging an extension a colleque wrote. That means I have not full knowledge of how the extension works, and my limited experience with Joomla does not help me with a little ...
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Why doesn't the admin page for Joomla have https:// ssl encryption?

Is Joomla backend without https:// secure from hackers grabbing the password and login details? Can you get away without having an ssl certificate for a very basic site with no e-commerce or data ...
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Administrative Login Permissions Disabled

Another Super User disabled login permissions for every group, including Super User; no one can login. Is there a straight forward way to reverse this from within the database? P.S. If anyone can ...
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How to enable error_reporting only for administrator?

There are many times that I need to debug issues on the administration area of Joomla and need to do so on the live site. But I don't want to enable error_reporting also for the front-end. Is there ...
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What is best approach to update the user info in custom component user-info table?

I have developed a custom component that store some user information in separate tables, I want to store/update user information when user deleted or updated from admin section or front end.
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How to write html tags under “contact details” in components > contact > contact us

Please visit this link : http://naadiastrology.info/index.php/contact-us On the menu bar, you can see "Contact us" menu.[Components > Contacts> Contacts > Contact-us in admin ] If you click on that,...
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Cannot log in to Joomla (front and back) after site move

I moved a Joomla 1.5 site to another hosting provider under different domain. Everything works fine, all pages load fine, but I can't log into administrator panel, not the front end. The username/...
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Does joomla automatically populate the redirect component?

In com_redirect in the Joomla admin, there are disabled redirect entries that shouldn't be there. I'm certain that no one put them there. The column heading is "expired url". How do these get there, ...
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Hiding and showing fields based on menu item

I have a module with a few text input fields. For example: menu a menu b I also have two menu types, each for different sections of the site. Is it possible based on which menu type the module is ...
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Joomla works without my new ftp password, how that's possible?

I changed my database password and I have changed it in the configuration.php file but concerning my FTP password I can't find where I need to change it in Joomla. The weird things is that my new ftp ...
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How to add image/icon to the header of the administration pages of a component?

I am building my own component and I would like to add my icons/images left of the Title in the administrative pages of the component (backend), like the core components have. How to do this?
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Joomla - one admin panel for multiple sites [duplicate]

I'm trying to find some possible solutions to manage multiple Joomla sites through one administration panel, but couldn't find anything relevant. Does anybody know if it is possible in Joomla 3.x? ...
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How does the Administrator main menu come up with menu item text?

I had to change the text on an Administrator menu item, and found that some of the menu items yse the title, others use the alias. One used a language string in the title column, and it works, but ...
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Change Date Format in Article Editing page on Publishing tab

I would like to change the date format of the following fields Article Editing page on Publishing tab): Start Publishing Finish Publishing Created Date Modified Date The format is by default Y-m-d H:...